Every major transition period has its own unique set of risks and rewards. For corporate legal departments consolidating after mergers or acquisitions, risks include not gathering all needed documents, and not being able to integrate the gathered records into one system. The potential rewards lie in having an opportunity to use the integration budget to […]

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All information governance and e-discovery tasks are dependent on first being able to accurately inventory and collect the files. Windows, however, has a serious limitation that can keep organizations from being able to do that: paths (including file names) can have no more than 260 characters. Files on longer paths are essentially lost or invisible. They may never be […]

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One significant ongoing information governance challenge is how to deal with the “Zombie” devices and file shares that remain after employees depart for one reason or another, or that are uncovered during merger & acquisition activities. Zombie devices and data can include laptops or other personal computing devices, and previously assigned file share space. The […]

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